Northern Mindanao’s week-long Kahimunan Regional Trade Fair 2009 was launched yesterday at the Limketkai shopping mall.

The “Kahimunan (Creations of Northern Mindanao) Regional Trade Fair 2009”, is an annual event organized by the Department of Trade and Industry- Region 10, showcasing Northern Mindanao quality products and services.  This year’s event will be at the Rotunda, Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City, from August 24-30, 2009.  The fair. The one-week fair will feature products and services of the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME’s),  One Town One Product (OTOP) products, and the exporters of the region – from fresh to processed food, home style and living, beverages, fashion accessories, condiments and spices, health and organic products, to local tourism development. 

As a side event during the fair, a Raw Material Showcase will be featured. This exhibit will highlight the intensive raw material development and product manipulation of indigenous materials like romblon and cogon grass to mats, bags, handmade paper and furniture upholstery materials. 

Institutional buyers from Manila will grace the affair and conduct product assessment, business matching and one-on-one consultation with the local producers. 

The trade fair is a marketing event to enable MSME’s to promote and access new markets for their products. Series of pre-trade fair seminars and product development are organized as part of the preparatory activities. 

The fair is organized by the Department of Trade and Industry -10 and is a component activity of the 2009 Cagayan de Oro City Fiesta Celebration.


Fashion Accessories

  • Fair Trade Zone
  • OBOP
  • OTOP Booth – Mis. Or.
  • Puyo Handicraft

Processed Food

  • Cherry Michelles of Good Life
  • City
  • Lanao del Norte Food  rocessors Assn.
  • Lanao Foundation, Inc.
  • OBOP OTOP Booth – Mis. Or.
  • SLERS Industries, Inc.
  • Vjandep

Home Style & Living

  • CDO Handmade Paper Products
  • Bukidnon Rustic Wood Trade
  • Fair Trade Zone
  • Malaybalay Choice Crafts
  • OTOP Booth – Mis. Or.
  • RD Valencia  Rattan Furniture
  • San Roque Handmade Paper

Health and Organic Products

  • MMKI-Perfectly Natural Herbs


  • The Red Rafts

Raw Materials 


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